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14 September 2000
Agenda item 43
The situation in the Middle East
Letter dated 11 August 2000 from the Permanent Representative of Lebanon to the
United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General
I have the honour to enclose herewith two separate reports listing Israeli acts of aggression in southern Lebanon undertaken during the months of June 2000 and July 2000.
I have the honour to request that the reports be circulated as a document of the General Assembly, under agenda item 43, and of the Security Council.
Annex to the letter dated 11 August 2000 from the
Permanent Representative of Lebanon to the United Nations
addressed to the Secretary-General
Report on Israeli attacks in June 2000
5 June 2000
Between 1005 and 1015 hours an Israeli warplane overflew the liberated areas, breaking the sound barrier.
9 June 2000
At 1620 hours elements of an Israeli patrol opened fire with light weapons on the Fatma gate injuring a 5-year-old child named Bilal al-Tahish.
17 June 2000
At 0455 hours an Israeli military boat off Ra’s al-Naqurah fired several rounds from intermediate weapons in the direction of three vessels fishing off the shore of Naqurah inside Lebanese territorial waters.
18 June 2000
At 0250 hours the Israeli forces fired from inside Israeli territorial waters in the direction of some fishing boats off Ra’s al-Naqurah.
Report on Israeli attacks in July 2000
1 July 2000
At 1730 hours a landmine exploded on the road from Sahl al-Maidanah to Kafr Killa injuring Muhammad Ali Hamzah (65 years) and a flock of goats belonging to him.
11 July 2000
A landmine left behind by the Israeli enemy exploded at Bayt Yahun injuring three people, Abd al-Hasan Fayadh Najy (76 years), Abd al-Husein Husein Najy (30 years) and Hamzah Hasan Najy (16 years), who had to be taken to hospital.
12 July 2000
At 1145 hours an Israeli aircraft overflew the area of Bint Jubayl at high altitude, breaking the sound barrier.
24 July 2000
At 1200 hours an Israeli warplane overflew the area of Marji’oun, breaking the sound barrier, and an Israeli reconnaissance aircraft was observed at high altitude over the area of Hasbayya.
28 July 2000
At 1225 hours an Israeli warplane overflew the town of Bint Jubail and its liberated villages at high altitude.